Dollarhide Senior Center, 1108 North Oleander Ave., offers a variety of activities including information and referral, Dial-A-Ride, Dial-ATaxi, social clubs, enrichment classes, excursions, nutrition, Braille, employment and MTA Bus Passes. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Phone: 310-605-5688.
Orange County Fair
All seniors are invited to attend a trip to the Orange County Fair departing on July 27, at 11 a.m. and return at 5 p.m. Each senior will be responsible for the admission price of $8, which will be paid on arrival. For more information contact Pamela Coleman at 310-605-6224. Transportation will be provided. Space is limited to the first 25 passengers.
Dollarhide Bowling League
Dollarhide yearly Senior Bowling League will be held at Del Rio Bowling Lanes beginning Wednesday, Aug. 8, and continuing every second and fourth Wednesday of each month from noon to 2 p.m. The cost to participate is $10 and will cover two games of bowling, shoe rental and lunch. The top three bowlers with the highest point total at the end of the league will receive awards. The league will last five weeks and will conclude with a banquet held at the Dollarhide Game Room to honor the winners.
Dollarhide Dial-A-Ride transportation program hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. No transportation is provided between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to accommodate lunch breaks for drivers.
The Los Angeles Regional Food Bank program will distribute a free food kit once a month. Kits will be distributed on every third Wednesday of the month. The next distribution is set for Aug. 15 between 9 and 11 a.m. Proof of income, Social Security or pension is required.
A new class on bingo is offered every Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. in the multipurpose room. Bingo boards will be $1 per board per senior.
Art class meets weekly from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Art helps students exercise their brains and teaches organization and design. Students will learn to develop techniques like shading, blending, scumbling and more. Sign up at front desk.
Ceramics classes are regularly scheduled every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to noon. Classes are for beginners through advanced and cover all aspects of the crafts.
Taxi vouchers available now
Taxi vouchers are available for the cost of $10 per booklet. To purchase, you must be 55 or older and must have proof of Compton residency, such as a utility bill, a California driver’s license, identification card, Social Security card or medical card. If disabled, you must be between 18 and 54 years of age with a physician’s verification. For more information or to make an appointment, contact Pamela Coleman at 310-605-5694. The new location for the taxi voucher program is 600 North Alameda St., Room 12. Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.